Higher Education

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Fractions, 1st Edition

  • Roger Ellsbury Goodwin College, East Hartford, Connecticut
  • ISBN-10: 1439058350  |  ISBN-13: 9781439058350
  • 64 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00
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About

Overview

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

Features and Benefits

  • Modular format allows the flexibility to choose the specific areas of coverage.
  • Presents concepts in a concise and straightforward manner with many examples for illustration .
  • Contains detailed answers for all examples, exercises, section tests, and cumulative tests so the reader can check their answers and remediate as necessary.
  • Content moves from simpler to more complex concepts allowing the reader to grasp content more easily.
  • Each book contains a Summary section of important concepts and can be used as review before taking the cumulative test or be used as reference for the future.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Dimensional Analysis for Meds  (ISBN-10: 1435438671 | ISBN-13: 9781435438675)

Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner.

List Price = $186.95  | CengageBrain Price = $186.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $140.25

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach  (ISBN-10: 1435454103 | ISBN-13: 9781435454101)

Now in its third edition, this market-leading resource retains the core strengths that made previous editions so successful, while providing the most up-to-date coverage of the science of conducting dosage calculations using a ratio-proportion approach! With a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, third edition contains all of the trusted tools needed to teach students how to significantly reduce errors and increase their confidence in dosage calculation. The book carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. It has been revised to reflect the most current drugs and protocol, as well as the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, new medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices, all in an effort to make this a solid resource and reference for anyone in, or entering the field.

List Price = $175.95  | CengageBrain Price = $175.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.00

Dosage Calculations  (ISBN-10: 1418080470 | ISBN-13: 9781418080471)

Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

List Price = $131.95  | CengageBrain Price = $131.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Percents  (ISBN-10: 1439058369 | ISBN-13: 9781439058367)

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

List Price = $35.95  | CengageBrain Price = $35.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Ratio Rate and Proportion  (ISBN-10: 1439058385 | ISBN-13: 9781439058381)

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

List Price = $35.95  | CengageBrain Price = $35.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Student Supplements

Dimensional Analysis for Meds  (ISBN-10: 1435438671 | ISBN-13: 9781435438675)

Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner.

List Price = $186.95  | CengageBrain Price = $186.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $140.25

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach  (ISBN-10: 1435454103 | ISBN-13: 9781435454101)

Now in its third edition, this market-leading resource retains the core strengths that made previous editions so successful, while providing the most up-to-date coverage of the science of conducting dosage calculations using a ratio-proportion approach! With a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, third edition contains all of the trusted tools needed to teach students how to significantly reduce errors and increase their confidence in dosage calculation. The book carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. It has been revised to reflect the most current drugs and protocol, as well as the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, new medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices, all in an effort to make this a solid resource and reference for anyone in, or entering the field.

List Price = $175.95  | CengageBrain Price = $175.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.00

Dosage Calculations  (ISBN-10: 1418080470 | ISBN-13: 9781418080471)

Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

List Price = $131.95  | CengageBrain Price = $131.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Percents  (ISBN-10: 1439058369 | ISBN-13: 9781439058367)

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

List Price = $35.95  | CengageBrain Price = $35.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Ratio Rate and Proportion  (ISBN-10: 1439058385 | ISBN-13: 9781439058381)

Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary.

List Price = $35.95  | CengageBrain Price = $35.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Roger Ellsbury

Roger Ellsbury is currently a full-time Associate Professor at Goodwin College in East Hartford, Connecticut where he has been teaching Math, English, and computer courses for seven years and is Evening Supervisor at Stone Academy in Waterbury, Connecticut. Prior to that, he taught public school for twenty-five years and was also Senior Facilitator for the Academy of Learning in Waterbury, Connecticut, teaching end-user software to adults. He was instructor of Integrated Computer Technology at Stone Academy in Waterbury, where he taught Mathematics for Science and Technology along with various courses in computer technology. Later he taught Medical Terminology, Medical Law and Ethics, Professional Development, Business Communications, English Fundamentals, and Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals. While at Stone Academy, he was promoted to the position of Evening Supervisor, which he currently holds, and is responsible for the staff, faculty, and students in the evening programs. Mr. Ellsbury has also conducted in-service training sessions in computer software for the staff and faculty. Roger Ellsbury earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree at the University of Connecticut and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Special Education at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut. Mr. Ellsbury also holds certifications in A+, Network+, and Microsoft Office User Specialist (Master Level) and has also received a Diploma from the Academy of Learning in Computer Software Applications.